Senior Frontend Engineer


Full Time
Zürich, Switzerland   
Posted 7h ago

Tamedia is the leading private media group in Switzerland. The digital platforms, daily and weekly newspapers and magazines of Tamedia offer overview, classification and selection. The company was founded in 1893 and employs a staff of approximately 3,400 in Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Luxembourg and Serbia. It has been traded at the Swiss stock exchange since 2000.

Launched in 1999, 20 Minuten is a daily commuter newspaper for the German-speaking part of Switzerland. It provokes discussion with its news on politics, business, sport, entertainment and services. 20 Minuten is part of the 20 Minuten media network.

Do you have a problem-solving and team-oriented personality? Are you interested in all the possible futures of the Web and becoming a knowledge-leader in the newest technologies?

If so, we need you!

We are looking for an experienced website savvy person with an interest in data, and fine attention to detail to help launch the new websites of,, and other newsnet tenants.

Your responsibilities:

We’re rebuilding the different Newsnet Websites (,, etc) with a modern stack where you will be part of the team that builds the frontend. Your websites will be used regularly by millions of people on a daily basis. 
You make sure that the websites we build are future proof, well built and tested. You make decisions about the structure of the setup, the build lifecycle, the dependencies and everything else involved in building a modern React based application.
You will work closely with the other frontend engineers, the product owner, designers, requirement engineers, tech lead and other members of the product team but as well with the backend team that provides the data for your frontends.
The successful applicant will feel confident in analysing various solutions, creating comprehensive technical appraisals and making recommendations.

Your profile:

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON required
  • Experience with React JS, Redux and Jest
  • Experience with Node and Webpack
  • Good knowledge of frontend architecture and experience with Scrum or agile development
  • Ability to multitask and self-manage
  • Higher degree in Software Engineering or similar
  • Proven experience in web programming & optimization
  • Excellent knowledge of web design, web development, SEO and backend integrations through REST APIs
  • Fluency in English and at least basic German

What we offer:

You have a big influence on how million s of users consume news in Switzerland. Our team works with state of the art frontend technologies; you can also expect clean code and clean unit tests with us. There are over 300 other software engineers within Tamedia, meaning you will be able to access a large knowledge base and learn a great deal from your colleagues, whether that’s in connection with an integration project with AWS, or the best table-tennis strategy. In addition to a central location in Zurich, we also offer excellent social benefits and a team that stays on trend – and last but not least, you can even take your dog to the office.